Motivation and Employees Performance among Health Workers in Nigeria

Akinwunmi, Adeboye, Ajewole, Olusayo, Ogbeifun Isaac


This study, motivation and performance of employees in Federal Medical Center Owo, was aimed at assessing motivation and its role on employee performance. Motivation is something that moves the person to actions and continues the cause of action inhaled. Motivation has the role of developing and intensifying the desire of every member of the organization, to work effectively and efficiently in his position.  The sample for this study was fifty employees from this organization. Probably sampling and simple random sampling techniques were used to select the respondents of the questionnaires. The study revealed that indeed there is a relationship between motivation and performance and aside the known fact that money is the key amongst the motivational factors to employees. It was discovered that employees are gradually becoming particular about trust, respect, high expectation, recognition, appreciation, and good working environment. The study also revealed that, management can make use of different strategies and policies to improve motivation that would enhance performance in Federal Medical Center Owo. Employees are interested in better salaries, regular promotion and among other motivational elements sufficient to push employees of the Federal Medical Center Owo, to give their best.

Keywords: Motivation, Employees Performance,           Health workers, Nigeria

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